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Doña Ana County – Health Impact Assessment: Viva Doña Ana Comprehensive Plan

The Doña Ana Communities United team was recently awarded funded to conduct a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and will host the SW HIA training on November 17 & 18, 2014 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The HIA will focus on the Viva Doña Ana Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is currently being developed and will include goals, objectives and policies, For full information…

Grant County – Health Impact Assessment: Improving the Quality and Quantity of Food in Southwest New Mexico Food Pantries

Determining health impacts of emergency food supplies on The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) recipients in rural and frontier communities. This HIA project will gather local data on both the quantity and quality of food supplies distributed via the local food distributors/food pantries and the impact on low income families in Grant, Hidalgo, Luna and Catron counties. The project will allow for the assessment of food quality and quantity, For full information…

Lincoln, Otero, Sierra, Socorro Counties – Health Impact Assessment: Potential Impact of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Amendments on the Health of People of New Mexico

On July 16, 1945, the US Government tested the first nuclear device called “Gadget” in what was designated the “Trinity Site” in south central New Mexico. The Government described the area as “remote and uninhabited”. In reality there were more than 40,000 people living in the four counties surrounding the Trinity Site; they are Otero, Lincoln, Socorro and Sierra Counties, For full information…

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